International Unitarian Universalism

Love Reaches Out Globally at UUA General Assembly!

By Eric Cherry

Find yourself in the Global U/U Story at UUA General Assembly in Providence where we'll be blessed by the presence of more than 30 honored guests from a dozen countries. Each of our international partners brings inspiring news to share about how the Global U/U Story is changing lives around the world.

A great place to begin is at Booth #304 in the exhibit hall at the Convention Center: that's where you'll find the he International U/U Village in Providence! Meet and talk with leaders from all of the organizations that participate in the Coalition of U/U International Organizations and many of our international partners.

And, please join us for public events organized by the Coalition organizations:

Tuesday June 24

2:45p–4:15p Event: Collegial Conversation at UUMA Ministry Days: The Global U/U Story and Your Ministry | RICC Ballroom E

Wednesday June 25

7:30p–9:00p Event: GA Opening Celebration & Introduction of International Guests | RICC Plenary Hall

Thursday June 26

10:15a–11:45a Workshop: Reaching Out in Love Through Intercultural Competency | RICC 557

12:30p-1:45p Worship: Love Reaches Out Around the World | RICC 555-556

9:30p-11:00p Event: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Gala | RICC Hall C | RSVP Required

Friday June 27

12:00p-1:30p Event: UU Partner Church Council (UUPCC) Annual Meeting & Luncheon | Biltmore Hotel Garden Room |  Purchase Tickets

3:00p-4:30p Event: International Association for Religious Freedom Reception | Biltmore State Suite B

5:00p–6:15p Workshop: Beyond Borders – Implementing Intercultural Conversations | RICC Ballroom BC

Saturday June 28

7:00a–8:30a Event: UU-United Nations Envoy Breakfast | Providence Biltmore Salon 6

7:00a–8:30a Event: International Women’s Convocation Annual Breakfast & Meeting | Biltmore Hotel Renaissance Salon | Purchase Tickets

8:00a–9:45a Event: Introduction of International Guests, Presentation by Coalition of UU Organizations & 30th Anniversary of UU Holdeen India Program Speech | RICC Plenary Hall

1:30p-3:00p Event: UU Holdeen India Program 30th Anniversary Celebration | Biltmore Grand Ballroom

6:00p–7:30p Event: UU-United Nations Office Greeley Sermon Award Ceremony | Biltmore L’apogee 17

About the Author

Eric Cherry

Eric was the Director of the UUA’s International Office since August 2007. Prior to this Eric served for 12 years as a parish minister with UU congregations in Burlington, Iowa and N. Easton, Massachusetts. Eric has long been involved in the UU Partner Church movement, serving as the English...


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